The 2019 QYS Youth Forum was held on Monday 17th June.

This year the focus was on youth mental health and the prevention of youth suicide.
We’d like to thank our major sponsor CUA, our inspirational key note speaker Joe Williams – The Enemy Within – Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Wellbeing Education, our guest speakers Adriel Burley from Townsville Suicide Prevention Network as well as Brendon Marty from Mentally Healthy City Townsville.
We’d also like to acknowledge Mayor Jenny HillAaron Harper MP and the100 guests from the local organisations who attended and continue to collaborate and focus on building Townsville’s community capacity to empower youth.










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Reviews of 2018 Townsville Youth Forum

“Hi all, just wanted to say congratulations to Gaye and Queensland Youth Services for putting on such an excellent event today – and to everybody else involved, I got a lot out of the Forum! – Dylan Howells, Youth Worker Headspace

“Hi Folks, I’d like to say congratulations too and that the Young Consultants and I got a lot out of the forum as well. Thank you” – Jacqueline Bisson, Senior Community Facilitator, CREATE Foundation

“I would like to thank you and your team on the excellent job that you all did with arranging the Youth Forum. Well done” – Fiona Layton-Rick, Team Leader, ATODS Vincent